9Health Fair set for Saturday, May 3 at BES
The Bayfield 9 Health Fair is from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3 at Bayfield Elementary School. A variety of health tests and screenings will be available. The blood chemistry screening costs $35. Participants should not eat 12 hours before having their blood drawn, although diabetics should not fast. People should drink plenty of water during the fast and continue their medications. More information and pre-registration is available at www.9healthfair.org.
The Bayfield event is the last health fair of the season in Southwest Colorado.
PRCLC hosting compost class
A compost class will be held at the Pine River Community Learning Center in Ignacio (535 Candelaria Dr.). This class will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 on Tuesday, April 29. Participants will learn what goes into a compost pile, and what doesn't. The price for this class is $25. For more information and to register, call 563-0681.
Electronic notices of valuation available
The La Plata County Assessor's Office announced that property owners can sign up for electronic Notices of Valuation and Protest Review, beginning May 1. For more information, visit
Home school roundtable set for Thursday
Pine River Community Learning Center will have a home school roundtable from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1. Topics will include a panel of homeschoolers, local resources, and the chance to meet homeschooling families. For more information, call PRCLC at 563-0681.
Spring Fling dance set for May 3
A Spring Fling family dance will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 at the old Bayfield Middle School gym. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Proceeds benefit Bayfield Gymnastics and Bayfield allstar cheer and mini cheer.
Church hosting spring craft sale
St. Bartholomew Church will host its annual spring craft sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. The church is located at 1749 CR 526 in Bayfield.
Church holding service for National Day of Prayer
The Allison Community Presbyterian Church will host a National Day of Prayer service at 7 p.m. on May 1. The church is located at 2724 CR 329, 12 miles east of Ignacio off Colorado Highway 151.
Cemetery cleanup starting May 12
Pine River Cemetery staff will perform its annual spring cleanup the week of May 12 in preparation for Memorial Day weekend. All flowers and decorations will be picked up and disposed of. If you have any items you would like to keep, please pick them up before then. We respectfully ask that new flowers and decorations not be placed on grave locations until after the clean up as well.
Habitat for Humanity seeks construction volunteers
Habitat needs construction volunteers for May through September, including National Women's Build Day on May 10. Experience and skills are a plus, but not required; training is provided on site. "Whether you come for one day or once a week, we thank you for being part of a Habitat life-changing experience building lives, families and communities!" organizers said.
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